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World disasters report 1996

Author: Nick Cater; Peter Walker; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This report makes a contribution to the formulation of a more professional response to disasters worldwide. It provides an analysis of issues relating to natural and man-made disasters and aims to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Cater; Peter Walker; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
ISBN: 0198290802 9780198290803 0198290799 9780198290797
OCLC Number: 35137646
Description: 178 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: sec. 1. Key issues: Population movements : protecting the displaced ; Global food supply : food enough for the needy? --
sec. 2. Methodologies: Nutrition and food aid : food for lives or livelihoods ; Developmental relief : meeting more than basic needs --
sec. 3. The year in disasters 1995: Aid trends : the state of the humanitarian system ; Kobe : earthquake perceptions and survival ; Rwanda : contradictions in crisis ; Oklahoma bombing : psychological support in disaster response ; Former Yugoslavia : bringing relief to those who must flee ; DPR Korea floods : partnership and politics in disaster --
sec. 4. Disasters database: Statistical analysis : good data for effective response --
sec. 5. Red Cross and red Crescent: International Conference : putting humanitarian values up front ; Code of conduct : governments back global standards ; National societies : reaching out across the world ; Delegations : the International Federation network.
Responsibility: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ; [edited by Nick Cater and Peter Walker].

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